Books tagged: city planning

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The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 7 - May 2013
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 186,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Land Use
The Yale Law Journal, May 2013, features articles by David Schleicher on zoning, William Baude on federal eminent domain, Cass Sunstein on paternalist behavioral economics, and Amy Kapczynski & Talha Syed on patents and excludability. This Issue 7 also feature extensive student work on JOBS Act, church employees, and constitutional moments, among other topics, plus prison writing contest winners.
Designing Local: Revealing Our Truest Communities
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A revolution in placemaking begins now. We work too hard as urban planners and designers to settle for bland, mediocre places. Our work should be inspiring and creative. Your new day and your community’s reveal is a quick but powerful read away. Help your city, town or neighborhood extract its essence and showcase itself to the world.